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dan gallagher shares his ideas for reforming the dodd-frank financial regulation law. also talks about the commission's 2013 agenda. mr. gallagher was asked of the securities and exchange commission commissioner, appointed by president obama and took office in 2011. this was hosted by the u.s. chamber of commerce but it is just under an hour. >> good afternoon. thank you for joining us. i'm david hirschmann, president and ceo of capital markets compared is here at the u.s. chamber of commerce. our work was one over six years ago before the financial crisis because at the time on a bipartisan basis a group of folks that we had commissioned together told us that the financial regulatory structure served his country well for 75 years was no longer working. that it was out of date, that they were too many gaps, too many layers, and that somebody should get around doing financial regulatory reform before the next crisis. and shortly thereafter, a crisis did, in fact, happen. and the need for financial regulatory reform became even clear to the american people. i wish i could tell you that d
. it's a very serious matter when americans are taken hostage along with others. >> dan rueters is live in london. what do we know about the group taking responsibility? >> reporter: well, that had are sort of a splinter group, an affiliate of al qaeda in the islamic magnificent rred. led by mokhtar belmokhtar. he fought in the '80s against the soviets. he has been involved in people trafficking, drugs, and he has done a lot of kidnapping as well. most motivated by ransom and money. this may end up getting resolved. a notorious character, and described by french intelligence as mr. untouchable. known locally for being involved in cigarette smuggling. this is part of a wider, regional conflict, links to mali, that these islam iist groups in algeria are getting in on. furious that algeria has allowed french planes to fliory algerian air space to attack insurients, islamists in northern mali. >> what about plans or missions to get hostages out? >> well, we know from the ministry of information in algeria, that they are surrounded. the terrorists, and that a large number of security forces
violence. compared to 61% who think it will continue. next call is dan in ohio on our democrats' line. dan, we are talking about some of the mental health aspects, what are your thoughts? carl carl all these people -- caller: all these people who are paranoid to think the government is going to take their guns, they probably use a psychological evaluation. if the government wants to take your guns and your assault weapon isn't going to stop them from doing that. a second opinion is, i hear everyone talk about regulating and background checks on handguns, but what about background checks on ammunition and that would cut back criminals. host: i appreciate your time. mental health issue must be handled very carefully. a counselor and nurse should be on every public school site, not guns. and joseph asked, should ptsd prevent owning a firearm. rick on our republican line. what are your thoughts? caller: i appreciate you taking my call. i am a republican, i'm a gun owner, former n.r.a. member and i'm also treated for depression. host: why a former n.r.a. member? caller: the day after the presid
and not think a new wave of gun laws will prevent future mass shootings. next call is then in ohio, -- dan in ohio, democrats line. caller: all these people who are paranoid about the government coming to take their guns, they probably could use a psychological evaluation. if the government wants to take your guns, they can take your guns. your assault weapon is not going to stop them from doing that. i have heard everyone talk about regulating and background checks on handguns. but what about background checks on ammunition? that would definitely cut back on criminals being able to get their hands on what they need to kill with. host: grace tweets in, the mental health issue must be handled very carefully. councilor and nurse should be on every public school site. not guns. joseph asks, should ptsd prevent possession of firearms? caller: rick on our republican line. calle-- host: rick on our republican line. caller: i am a gun owner. i am also treated for depression. host: why a former nra member? caller: the day after the presidential election, cote was contacted by the nra. if you know
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